Past Events

Past Events

January 12

TIME Activity
3:00-6:30 pm

John Lowery – Lumbee Tribal Chairman for NC

Joey Bell – Member of the Lumbee Tribe

6:30 pm



January 13

TIME Activity
8:00-9:00 am
9:00-11:30 am

Participants – brief project updates

Dr. J. Cedric Woods – University of Mass. – Boston Director of the Institute for New England Native American Studies, Lumbee Tribe of NC citizen. Speaking via ZOOM

Robert Doore – Tribal and Community Relations expert BIPOC Executive, Strengths Based Leader, DEI


November 17

TIME Activity
3:00-6:30 pm

John Roberson – Welcome and remarks

Dr. Laura Lunsford – Group Dynamics Discussion

Dr. Edward Fubara – Applying group dynamics to community development projects

6:30 pm Dinner

November 18

TIME Activity
8:00-9:00 am


9:00-11:30 am

Participants – brief project updates

Ms. Tammy Maynor – Director of Governmental Affairs and Lumbee Tribal Administrator

Dr. David E. Wilkins – Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, VA 
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July 21-22, 2023

Friday, July 21 – 3:00 p.m. to  6:30 p.m.

Dr. Al Bryant  – Dean of the School of Education & Human Sciences at Campbell University

  • Welcome

Mr. Jarrod Lowery – NC House of Representatives, Lumbee tribal member

Coach Mike Minter – Motivational message

Mr. Greg Richardson – Partnership with Campbell, NC Commission of Indian Affairs perspective, State of the NC tribes

Kyle Chavis – CEO of Lumbee Guaranty Bank – Financial opportunities for NC Tribes

Saturday, July 22 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Dr. Kevin O’Mara – Dean of the Lundy Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University

  • Brief introduction of projects

Mr. Joshua Richardson – Attorney, Haliwa-Saponi Tribe member

  • Importance of Tribal leaders
  • Tribal Operating/Governing documents and procedures, by-laws
  • Legal guidance/compliance for businesses
  • Federal recognition procedures

Ms. Marvel Andrea Welch – Clinical Social Worker, Eastern Band of Cherokee Nation member

  • American Indian child welfare

Friday, September 22

3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 Dr. J. Bradley Creed – President, Campbell University

  • Welcome

Dr. Edward Fubara – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs – Professor of Business Administration & Economics for the Lundy Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University

  • Community Development Projects for the American Indian cohort

Mr. Colin Kroll – Director of Vocation and Leadership – Associate Campus Minister for Student and Spiritual Life
Prior to joining the Office of Spiritual Life, Colin served several churches as a youth minister. 

  • Workplace Big 5 Assessment
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Saturday, September 23

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Pamela Brewington Cashwell – Secretary, NC Department of Administration
Cashwell holds a B.A. in Economics from UNC–Chapel Hill and a JD from the UNC School of Law.  In her role as Secretary she chairs the NC Commission on Inclusion, the Andrea Harris Equity Task Force and serves on the NC Commission of Indian Affairs, Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/ Latino Affairs, and NC Interagency Council for Coordinating Homeless Programs.

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Dr. David Tillman – Associate Professor – Public Health

Dr. Amy Hinkelman – Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Ronny Bell – Professor and Chair Eshelman School of Pharmacy – UNC Chapel Hill

Mr. Greg Jacobs – Tribal Administrator for Coharie Tribe

  • How tribal leaders can partner with health professionals and researchers for community-based projects